Peggy Smedley

About Peggy Smedley

Peggy is an internationally known, highly respected personality and speaker in the media world educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances shaping everyday lives. An outspoken advocate and supporter of the construction industry, Peggy is the quick-witted host of The Peggy Smedley Show, the editorial director of Constructech magazine and its sister publication Connected World magazine, as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co.

HR Meets Analytics

While smaller companies may not have a formal HR (human resources) department, every company has the need for understanding this important function.

By |2019-10-04T13:49:08+00:0010/8/2019|

AI Projected to Grow at Rapid Rate

Artificial intelligence is moving rapidly from tech-toy status to serious investment throughout the industries experimenting with it. Global spending on AI (artificial intelligence) systems is expected to show strong growth, as businesses invest in projects that use the capabilities of AI software and platforms.

By |2019-09-24T13:27:33+00:009/24/2019|

Blockchain and Construction

Whether you’ve bought a Bitcoin or not, you have probably heard the term “blockchain.”  A blockchain is a decentralized, distributed, and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers so that any involved record cannot be altered retroactively, without the alteration of all subsequent blocks.

By |2019-09-16T19:15:58+00:009/17/2019|

AI Training and Training with AI

At the top of the list of 2019 buzzwords is AI (artificial Intelligence). A concept that’s been around for decades has taken off, as the computer power to actually do AI has become available in usable forms—no mainframe needed.

By |2019-09-09T21:45:19+00:009/10/2019|

Contractors Respond: Things Could Be Better, but They Aren’t Bad

New York, city and state, has been put forth as a bell weather location for construction. What happens in Las Vegas may stay there; what happens in New York gets treated like it represents the whole of the country. As such a critical part of the construction ecosystem, New York gets put under a microscope, analyzed in granular detail.

By |2019-08-29T15:30:15+00:009/3/2019|